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|New York Employers Relieved of Annual Wage Theft Prevention Act Notice Requirement|
Jeffrey W. Brecher, Felice B. Ekelman, Richard I. Greenberg, Jonathan M. Kozak, Noel P. Tripp; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 8, 2015New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo signed legislation (S.5885-B) on December 29, 2014, eliminating New York’s annual wage notice requirement (mandating a written notice of pay rates and other information during the month of January to all employees, regardless of the timing of pay increases or...
|Executive Action on Immigration|
Davis C. Bae, Minnie Fu, Raazia K. Hall, Sean G. Hanagan, David S. Jones; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 11, 2014President Barack Obama has announced he will take executive action to expand the population of currently undocumented individuals who will be allowed to remain and work legally in the U.S. The President also announced expansions of employment-based legal immigration. Many details remain to be...
|Massachusetts Enacts Parental Leave Law, Giving Leave Rights to Male Employee|
Samia M. Kirmani, Brian E. Lewis; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on January 14, 2015In one of his last acts as Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick signed into law an amendment to the Massachusetts Maternity Leave Act (“MMLA”), extending coverage of the Act to male employees. The new parental leave law, signed January 7, 2015, will be effective on April 7, 2015 (90...
|Reminder: Illinois Ban-the-Box Legislation Effective January 1|
Susan M. Corcoran, Richard I. Greenberg, Kathryn Montgomery Moran, Paul A. Patten; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 26, 2015, previously published on December 29, 2014Employers are reminded that as of January 1, 2015, most Illinois employers will no longer be permitted to include a question about criminal convictions in their employment applications.
|Just When You Thought It Was Safe to Finalize Your Self-ID forms . . . Time for Another Change?|
Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on October 27, 2014We know you’ve been busy revising your self-id forms for applicants and employees to comply with OFCCP’s recent regulatory changes for veterans and individuals with disabilities. And you’ve been revising your HRIS and ATS systems to track and maintain the information.
|Employers Given More Time to Comment on Proposed Equal Pay Report|
Laura A. Mitchell; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 2, 2014OFCCP has announced a 60-day extension for public comment on the Agency’s proposed Equal Pay Report (EPR). The new deadline for employers and others to provide feedback on the proposed EPR is now January 5, 2015.
|Oakland, California, Passes Minimum Wage, Paid Sick Leave, Hospitality Service Charges Measure|
Jamerson C. Allen; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 10, 2014A City of Oakland ballot measure increasing the minimum wage for most employees, requiring paid sick leave and mandating payment of employer-levied service charges to employees has passed with over 80 percent of the vote. Measure FF’s provisions raising the minimum wage and requiring paid...
|Breaking News: OFCCP Poised to Send 2,500 Advance Audit Notification Letters to Contractors|
Mickey Silberman; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 6, 2015, previously published on November 14, 2014In the coming days OFCCP will mail approximately 2,500 Courtesy Scheduling Announcement Letters (CSALs) across the country to employer locations slated for audits.
|Data Security in 2015 for Banks, HIPAA Covered Entities, and Small Businesses Too|
Joseph J. Lazzarotti; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 3, 2015, previously published on December 12, 2014Some have called 2014 the ''Year of the Data Breach.'' That may be true given the steady stream of large-scale data breaches affecting tens of millions of individuals. We do not know if this time next year commentators will be saying the same thing about 2015, but there are signs pointing to a...
|FCC Seeks Comment on Exemption Petition Re: Breach Notification|
Jason C. Gavejian; Jackson Lewis P.C.;
February 3, 2015, previously published on November 15, 2014Many of us have likely received a notification from our bank or credit card company concerning suspected fraud or improper charges. However, the legality of those messages is not always clear. To this end, on October 14, 2014, the American Bankers Association (Association) filed a petition for...